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Topics: salt / sop / potassium

April 5, 2021

The Role of Sulfate of Potash for Drought Tolerance

Effective water management for crops goes beyond the amount of water supplied to the crop through rainfall and irrigation. Nutrient management is essential for achieving…

Topics: sulfate of potash / protassium / compass minerals

June 30, 2017

10 Reasons to Love K

At Compass Minerals, we love potassium. We talk about K in the hallways and over lunch. We’re the only producer of Protassium+ sulfate of potash…

Topics: sulfate of potash / protassium / compass minerals

June 15, 2017

Why is Leaf Tissue Sampling Necessary in Almonds?

Determining the amount of potassium (K) fertilizer to purchase and apply is an important decision for almond growers. The basis for this decision is to…

Topics: potassium / compass minerals / fertilizer companies

June 2, 2017

Leading Innovation in the Fertilizer Industry

For more than 170 years, the employees of Compass Minerals have worked toward responsibly transforming the earth’s natural resources into products that keep people safe,…

Topics: sulfate of potash / protassium / compass minerals

April 26, 2017

Why Protassium+ Is the K Fertilizer of Choice for Vineyards

After 2015’s low crush due to drought, California grape crush numbers were back on the rise in 2016.[1] This higher crush most likely means that…

Topics: potassium / almonds / sulfate of potash

April 25, 2017

Almonds: Tips for In-Season K Application

Evaluate your midseason K needs using the tips below for in-season potassium management. Evaluate bloom conditions and nut set If conditions are favorable for a…